2023-2023 CDCPS BOARD MEMBERS
Massiel Munoz Deleon, Chair
Massiel Munoz Deleon has worked in the field of CT Radiology at Lawrence General Hospital for over twenty years. She is a certified medical interpreter, received her Associate of Applied Science in radiologic technology from Northern Essex Community College, and is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Science in radiology science administration. Massiel’s children attended CDCPS Prospect Campus where she served as President and Treasurer of the Parent Advisory Board. Although her youngest child graduated in June 2023, Massiel is thrilled to continue to serve CDCPS.
Mary Dyer, Vice Chair
Mary Dyer has worked for Pingree School for more than 25 years, 20 of those in the Admissions Department where she currently serves as the Senior Associate Director of Admission and Director of Diversity Outreach. She graduated from Boston College with a degree in Special and Elementary Education and she has taught and tutored for 22 years. Mary and her husband Dennis have two daughters, both Pingree School alums and practicing attorneys.
David Samick, Treasurer
Dave Samick, now retired, owned his own CPA firm, Samick and Boodman in Dedham, MA. In his retirement, he continues his financial consulting work. He was a longtime active board member at Wide Horizons For Children, Inc. and now serves as a consultant to the board. Dave holds a graduate degree from Bentley University.
Kate Carpenter Bernier, Secretary
Kate Carpenter Bernier is the Executive Director of Newton Community Education. She has worked for Lawrence Public Schools and Boston Public Schools and was formerly the Director of School Design Engagements at Education Resource Strategies. She was the founding principal of Match Community Day School, which was founded in consultation with Community Day Charter Public School. Kate holds a Master of Educational Administration from the University of Massachusetts, a Master of Regional Planning from Cornell University, and a Bachelor of Art in Political Science from Syracuse University.
Janelle Abreu, Trustee
Janelle Abreu is a Community Day Charter Public School alumnus, Class of 2004. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Political Science from Salem State University and is pursuing her Master of Science in Library Information Services from the University of Southern Mississippi. Janelle currently serves as the Library Director at the Lawrence Free Public Library and previously worked in Immigration Services at the Department of Homeland Security. Since 2014, she has been a licensed Real Estate Sales Professional in Massachusetts. In 2022, Janelle became the Lead Coordinator for the Lawrence Mayor's English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Task Force, adding to her diverse range of experiences and contributions to the community.
Richard Davidson, Trustee
Richard Davidson was the Director of the Teaching Fellow Program at The Community Group from 2012 until his retirement in 2020. Before taking on this role he served as the Elementary Supervising Principal for Reading Public Schools for twenty-five years. Richard also served on the Graduate School of Education and Social Policy Academic Advisory Group at Merrimack College from 2015 to 2020. He was a VISTA Volunteer in Oregon from 1967-1968 and a Peace Corps volunteer in the Philippines from 1968 to 1971.
JohnFredy Loaiza, Parent Representative Trustee
JohnFredy Loaiza is a Community Day Charter Public School alumnus, Class of 2003. After graduating, he received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Brigham Young University in 2014 and a master’s and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Boston University in 2021, researching spine fracture mechanics. He is currently a Software Engineer at MathWorks, Inc. in Natick, MA. In addition, he served as a volunteer representative for the LDS Church (2008-2010) in Chiapas and Tabasco, Mexico.
Lisbeth Sosa Pimentel, Parent Representative Trustee
Lisbeth Sosa Pimentel is originally from the Dominican Republic where she obtained a degree in Interior Design from APEC University and was employed as an event coordinator before relocating to the United States in 2016. She currently owns and operates a small business in the city providing customized gifts and arrangements. Lisbeth’s two children attend CDCPS at the Gateway Campus, where she is an active volunteer at events and a member of the Parent Advisory Board.